Regatta

Regatta (2006)

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Makoto is a promising oarsman at a University regatta team. One day, he loses his best friend by a tragic accident which he believes and blames himself for the very cause. Although he once leaves the team out of tremendous sense of responsibility, he finally decides to return by the encouragement of Misao and his teammates, and moreover, for the love and passion of regatta. He is determined than ever to become read morea top class oarsman and struggles to fulfill his dream to participate in the Olympic games. Through the severe practices and competitions of regatta, Makoto learns the bitterness and difficulties of life. Rivalry with teammates, agonies of love and friendship... The first ever drama of the rising actor Hayami to perform as the leading role! --TV Asahi

  • Native title:

    レガッタ
  • Also Known as:

    ~Kimi to ita Eien~

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claudya87
5 people found this review helpful
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May 18, 2012
  • Overall 6.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 4.0
I picked randomly.. I thought Matsuda Shota will make me watch it even if it's bad. I was half wrong as even Shota can't save a mediocre series, but I still finished it.

Story : There is nothing new about giving up a sport because of an incident and then encouraged by someone you decide to try again. The only original thing about it is the regatta part.

Acting : I'm a read more little disappointed by Hayami Mokomichi, he did a lousy job in this series. Still, I'll continue to watch his shows, at least he has potential.

Music : One song that repeats over and over. I like the song but it gets boring after a while.

My advice: Watch it only if you're a fan of the actors or you have nothing better to do with your free time. It's also good for people that like this type of motivational series.
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Xuro
3 people found this review helpful
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May 10, 2012
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
I found this drama to be a keeper. I was hesitant to watch it originally but finally came around to watching it and I must say, there wasn't much to be dissapointed about. Though I would have wished to see at least one competition I was so caught up in the characters it was easily forgiven.

This series had one of my top 3 favorite actors in it and he played his read more role well. I was in sync with every emotion this drama tried to convey. I regret not watching it earlier in fact, this series is a favorite. The cast was PERFECT; each playing their part to the full potential, though I had my doubts all the characters really developed and you got to see each character grow up in a sense thanks to the actors.

I found the ending to be a tug-of-war as far as my stance on it. I really liked most aspects of the ending, just a couple things I wish would have gotten tied off.

Over all very impressed, like I said I wish I had broken down and watched this series earlier. I had been watching a couple others on and off but from episode 1-9 I kept going, I didn't break for another series. Give this one a shot, even if you thought it wasn't your type I was in the same boat and really think you will be just as glad you decided to give this one a watch as I was.
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Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    9
  • Aired:

    Jul 14, 2006 to Sep 8, 2006
  • Aired On:

    Friday
  • Network:

    TV Asahi
  • Duration:

    45 min.

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  • Score:

    6.7 (scored by 244 users)
  • Ranked:

    #2511
  • Popularity:

    #6352

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